Southend United Community Education Trust BTEC

Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport (Performance and Excellence)

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Programme overview

  • External Work Placement which is planned with you at the start of your course and links to your career goals and ambitions
  • Weekly Tutorial with your personal tutor
  • A wide range of Enrichment Activities to support your broader skills, such as teamwork or communication
  • English & mathematics qualifications for all learners who have not yet achieved A*- C (9-4) grade in either subject
  • Training sessions and game fixtures

Programme Length

This is a two year programme, starting September 2018.

Who is this course for?

The qualification is aimed to post-16 learners who wish to continue their education through applied learning, and who aim to progress to higher education and ultimately to employment in the sports industry. The qualification is the equivalent in size to three A Levels and has been designed as a full two year programme.

What could this qualification lead to?

Learners who have completed the qualification in two years may progress to higher education, BTEC carries points which is converted to UCAS points. The overall points recieved for your course, will help outline which route you will take.

Career Prospects

PE teacher, Sports Therapy, Sports Coach, Gym Instructor, Sales or Personal, Fitness Training, Sports Psychology, Sports Tuition, Lifeguarding, Leisure Centre Management, Sports Business Management and Outdoor Pursuits

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs (and equivalent) C or above including maths and English or completed level 2 vocational course at Distinction or Subsidiary.